Current Job Opportunities

 

Current Openings

With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 575,000 residents in one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The WRPS is committed to a leadership role in crime prevention and law enforcement in a community partnership to improve safety and the quality of life for all people. Police and civilian positions offer a wide variety of career opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Civilian Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service. Currently, the following civilian opportunities are available:

Systems Analyst

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced professional to fill the role of full-time Systems Analyst.

 

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

 

As a member of the Information Technology Branch you will contribute to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of systems and project solutions for the Police Regionalized Information Data Entry (PRIDE) group encompassing various police agencies, and Waterloo Regional Police Services.  You will work closely with the Coordinator, Client Services and the PRIDE IT Director and the local agency administrators of core applications to provide quality, client focused business process and technology support for Business Applications and related interfaces to other applications systems.

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of application and system design, planning, development, implementation, and maintenance, normally acquired through the attainment of a degree or diploma in computer science, computer development, or equivalent education from an accredited university or college
  • A minimum of five years’ extensive experience in a leadership role in system design and development using system development life cycles, system deployment, and the design and development of databases is required
  • Ability to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the functions of operational and administrative areas of business systems, business applications and external applications
  • Previous job experience in preparing and conducting presentations with the ability to instruct and train members of various levels of an organization in specific work methods and Business Applications
  • Analytical thinking with the ability to formulate logic-based statements to retrieve data from a relational database, access maintenance files, edit functions and run reports.
  • Project management skills are required to organize project tasks and ensure task completion by others.
  • Interpersonal communication and leadership skills are required to advise and supervise projects.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six demerit points required to travel within and outside of Region
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range: $73,504.74 - $86,476.16

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Monday November 26, 2018 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

 Wellness Coordinator (Temporary)

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced health and wellness professional to fill the role of temporary Wellness Coordinator (approximately one year).

 

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

 

As a member of the Wellness Unit, the Wellness Coordinator will plan, develop and promote sworn and civilian member total health and injury/illness prevention programs, and assist with the development and implementation of psychological wellness initiatives, plans and procedures. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology is required, licensed by the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario, along with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP) designation is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to use judgement and initiative to make decisions and develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles
  • Personal physical fitness sufficient to demonstrate and deliver all aspects of training, instruction and testing
  • Knowledge of standardized office procedures and processes and skill in the operation of a personal computer and knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Analytical and problem solving skills required with the ability to identify, troubleshoot and respond to potential hazards with fitness equipment, physical training and fitness assessments
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required to present wellness training programs
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills are required to request and provide information
  • Time management and organizational skills required to efficiently complete work with competing deadlines
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six demerit points required to travel within and outside of Region
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Hourly Wage: $41.17

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Monday, November 26, 2018 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Constable Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently processing applications for the position of Police Constable. Please check our website for further status updates.   

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